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bloomer

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noun bloom·er \ˈblü-mər\

Definition of bloomer

  1. 1 :  a plant that blooms

  2. 2 :  a person who reaches full competence or maturity he was a late bloomer as a writer

  3. 3 [blooming] :  a stupid blunder

1727

First Known Use of bloomer

1727


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bloomer

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noun bloo·mer \ˈblü-mər\

Definition of bloomer

  1. 1 :  a costume for women consisting of a skirt over long loose trousers gathered closely about the ankles

  2. 2 bloomers plural a :  full loose trousers gathered at the knee formerly worn by women for athleticsb :  underpants of similar design worn chiefly by girls and women

Origin and Etymology of bloomer

Amelia Bloomer


First Known Use: 1851


Bloomer

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biographical name Bloom·er \ˈblü-mər\

Definition of Bloomer

  1. Amelia 1818–1894 née Jenks American reformer




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